Robbery Suspect Arrested

By: Tyler Helms
By: Tyler Helms

Eric Lamont Coats, 26, of Livingston was charged with first-degree robbery early Thursday morning.

Coats allegedly robbed the 7-7-7 game room on Highway 28 West in Livingston around 3:30 a.m.

Authorities say he fired a gun into the game room window and then took money and other items from the facility.

Livingston police, university of west Alabama authorities and the Sumter County Sheriff's Department assisted and recovered a majority of the money and other items taken.

Coats' bond was set at $50,000.

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